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Cricket tweets on Cricbuzz

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MUMBAI: Cricbuzz, a Cricket app, has now partnered with Twitter, the social soundtrack for cricket fans across the world, to create a whole new experience of following a live match. With live opinion through Tweets, photographs and videos shared by Twitter users, the new version of Cricbuzz is a treat for cricket fans who can now feel the pulse of every ongoing match. The most popular and relevant Tweets, curated by editors at Cricbuzz.com, will now reach each and every device with the Cricbuzz app.





With a special Twitter Timeline on Cricbuzz, the app followers can now read real time Tweets from Cricket experts, players and fans, to know what the world is talking about with just a few clicks.  The thoughts and views of people who share the same passion for the game, can be read and replied to on Cricbuzz, thereby creating a whole new level of user engagement.





The Twitter Timeline in the match centre of the Cricbuzz App allows users to retweet, favourite and reply to Tweets. It even gives the opportunity to interact with people having the same zeal for the game of Cricket anywhere across the world. Cricbuzz's Twitter Timeline also has hashtag counters indicating the number of people talking about the cricket match. It also gives a fair indication of which team is more popular among the two on the field.





People without data connectivity need not fret. Cricbuzz and Twitter have launched a missed-call service. All that one needs to do is give a missed call to 011 6657 5665, a Cricbuzz dedicated number, and the user will begin to receive four of the best Tweets of the day. This is an exciting service that will ensure that the fans don't miss out on the best Tweets from Cricbuzz even if they are unable to get online.





Ravi Bhaskaran, Head, Business Development, Twitter India & South Asia, comments, “We are delighted with the way Cricbuzz has used Twitter to deliver a comprehensive Cricket experience for its users across its properties on iOS, Android & web.  Supplementing live commentary on Cricbuzz with Tweets is clearly a compelling experience for sports fans. This underlines Twitter's importance as an indispensable companion to live sport viewing. It also helps highlight how easily Twitter can be used by third party apps & portals to integrate seamlessly within their native product experience.”





Pankaj Chhaparwal, CEO, Cricbuzz.com said, “Cricbuzz is always looking for newer ways to deliver compelling cricket content to its users. A curated timeline of the most interesting and relevant tweets from players, experts and fans alike is an exciting addition which will provide an engaging experience to users while following a live game.”

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